Past Grantees

Grantees 2014

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 137 research grant applications from 23 countries in 2013. After careful evaluation for scientific and social merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of 71 million yen in total to the following Projects.

Cobb, Brian; Case Western Reserve University, USA; Mechanisms of dynamic IgG sialylation in inflammation
Durbec, Pascale; Aix Marseille University, France; Unravelling the role of heparan sulfates in myelin regeneration in mouse brain
Hashimoto, Wataru; Kyoto University, Japan; Studies on novel enzymes for degradation of fragmented glycosaminoglycans
Hung, Shang-Cheng; Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Synthesis of heparan sulfate saccharides and their interaction with chemokines
Molinaro, Antonio; University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Molecular basis of interaction of NOD proteins with peptidoglycan disclosed by NMR spectroscopy
Nakato, Hiroshi; The University of Minnesota, USA; Heparan sulfate proteoglycans in signaling across the blood-brain barrier
Ohtsubo, Kazuaki; Kumamoto University, Japan; Establishing novel paradigm of glycan-mediated regulation of glucose homeostasis
Schuldiner, Maya; Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Specificity and promiscuity in yeast glycosylation
Shoulders, Matthew; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Protein homeostasis network-mediated remodeling of the N-glycoproteome
Tsuji, Moriya; Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, USA; Protective role of carbohydrate-specific T cells against streptococcal infection
Vakhrushev, Sergey; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Developing the next-generation of O-glycoproteomics
Wang, Aimin; Cleveland Clinic, USA; Effects of heparin oligos on hyaluronan synthesis in diabetic nephropathy
Wang, Lianchun; University of Georgia, USA; Functional analysis of heparan sulfate in angiogenesis in vivo
Wang, Yanzhuang; University of Michigan, USA; Golgi cisternal stacking is required for accurate glycosylation
West, Christopher; University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA; Role of cytoplasmic glycans in protozoan oxygen sensing
Yamada, Hidetoshi; Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan; Creation of reverse phase cyclodextrins utilizing bridged axial-rich sugars
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